Clermont Academy

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Clermont Academy
A two-story five-bay clapboard-sided building in white with green trim, topped by a gabled roof with two small brick end chimneys and a tall cupola in the center
East elevation, 2012
Clermont Academy is located in New York
Clermont Academy
Clermont Academy is located in the United States
Clermont Academy
LocationUS 9, Clermont, New York
Coordinates42°5′12″N 73°49′34″W / 42.08667°N 73.82611°W / 42.08667; -73.82611Coordinates: 42°5′12″N 73°49′34″W / 42.08667°N 73.82611°W / 42.08667; -73.82611
Arealess than one acre
Built1834
ArchitectStoats, Philip S.
Architectural styleFederal
MPSClermont MRA
NRHP reference #83003931[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 7, 1983

Clermont Academy is a historic school building located at Clermont in Columbia County, New York. It was built in 1834 and is a two-story, five bay frame building in the Federal style. It features a gable roof with centrally located octagonal cupola. It originally functioned as a private secondary school, but became a public school and community center in 1855.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1] It is located within the Clermont Civic Historic District, established in 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Jessica Kemm (February 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Clermont Academy". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-03. See also: "Accompanying five photos".